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England and a History of Penalty Shootouts Failures

Posted on 25 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

If there was anyone surprised about England losing another knockout stage affair in a big tournament after a penalty shootout, you haven’t been following the sport for the last 20 years. Since Italia ’90, when Germany went to the finals at the expense of Bobby Robson’s lads, England have made a point of finding a way to fail from the spot when the match is on the line. More